Another session of the Missouri Legislature has come and gone. Of the 1,559 House bills and 689 Senate bills filed this time around, 69 bills will make it to Gov. Mike Parson’s desk. Here are some key bills left up to the governor to sign or veto: Missouri lawmakers vote to pump up […]
Grundy County Public Water Supply District Number 1 has issued a precautionary boil advisory until further notice due to a water line break. The advisory affects customers from Northwest 80th Street to Trenton and from the Weldon River to Northeast 18th Avenue.
Mercer County Public Water Supply District Number 1 has lifted a boil advisory for Route Z. The advisory affected customers on Route Z from Route M to U. S. Highway 136. It also included Crystal Place, Cypress Street, and Coventry Street.
Mercer County Public Water Supply District has issued a precautionary boil advisory following repairs on Monday to a water main. The advisory will be in effect until further notice for customers within the boundaries of Highway 136 on the north, the Putnam County line on the east, Route E on the south, and Route DD […]
As demand for the COVID-19 vaccine has significantly decreased in recent weeks, Governor Mike Parson announced the Missouri National Guard (MONG) has begun scaling back its involvement at mass vaccination site locations in May. The drawdown of National Guard members is set to be completed by June 1, 2021. “We are in a far different […]
A change of venue was sustained in Division One of Daviess County Circuit Court on May 6th for a Pattonsburg man facing multiple sex-related charges involving minors. Seventy-three-year-old Steven Dale Lawrence’s case was transferred to Caldwell County. Lawrence faces first-degree felony charges of sodomy or attempted sodomy, second-degree, third-degree, and two counts of fourth-degree child […]
The Missouri Department of Agriculture has awarded $16,716,406 million in CARES Act funding to nearly 150 small and medium-sized businesses. As a direct result of the reimbursement grant, more than 40 businesses were assisted in initiating or expanding their level of meat processing through a new grant of inspection or custom exempt inspection status. “As a […]
A precautionary boil advisory has been issued for an area of Mercer County following repairs on Tuesday to a water line. Mercer County Public Water Supply District lists the advisory for customers on Route C between the intersections of Route C and Florence Street and Route C and Foghorn Street. The advisory also includes those […]
DISCLAIMER: This article is a commentary. The statements and opinions contained in the article are those of the author, Tim Gibbons. The opinions expressed by the author do not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of KTTN/KGOZ Radio, staff, management, or webmaster. (Missouri Independent) – Last month, Missouri Rural Crisis Center held a telephone town […]
Mercer County Public Water Supply District Number 1 has lifted a boil advisory placed into effect last week. The advisory affected customers from Highway 136 to the Grundy County line and from Route Y to the Sullivan County line.
The Drug Enforcement Administration announced a new initiative, Project Wave Breaker, to disrupt the flow of deadly fentanyl into the United States. Project Wave Breaker will direct interdiction, enforcement, and outreach efforts to high-impact areas to disrupt the flow of fentanyl in and around the United States. The initiative will also employ analytical intelligence assets […]
Mercer County Public Water Supply District this afternoon announced the lifting of a precautionary boil advisory that had been issued one week ago. The advisory no longer in effect was for the Princeton area along Highway 136 eastward to Fireworks Avenue in Mercer County.
Mercer County Public Water Supply District Number 1 has issued a boil advisory for Southeastern Mercer County until further notice. The boundaries for the advisory are from Highway 136 to the Grundy County line and from Route Y to the Sullivan County line.
U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development Missouri Acting State Director D Clark Thomas announced the agency is investing $35,046,000 in critical infrastructure that will help rural Missouri communities build back better and stronger while prioritizing climate-smart solutions and environmental stewardship. USDA is making the investments under the Water and Environmental Program, the Rural Energy for […]
A Missouri, man has been sentenced in federal court for his leadership role in a multi-million dollar conspiracy that distributed more than 2,000 kilograms of cocaine in the metropolitan area. “This heavily-armed drug dealer was still on court-supervised release for a prior federal drug-trafficking conviction while he was engaged in this drug trafficking conspiracy,” said […]
Mercer County Public Water Supply District has issued a precautionary boil water advisory following repairs made Monday to a water main break. Affected are the rural water customers on both sides of Highway 136. The advisory area extends from Princeton (at 65 and 136) east to the intersection of Highway 136 and Fireworks Avenue. The […]
A Pattonsburg man charged with multiple counts of child molestation pleaded not guilty in Division One of Daviess County Circuit Court on April 14th. Seventy-three-year-old Steven Dale Lawrence waived formal arraignment and his motion for a change of judge was sustained. The case was assigned to Judge R. Brent Elliott. The case was continued to […]
U.S. Senators Roy Blunt (Mo.), Rob Portman (Ohio), James Lankford (Okla.), and James Inhofe (Okla.) announced that they have introduced the Permanently Preserving America’s Investment in Manufacturing Act of 2021. The bill would ensure that American manufacturers can continue to make large investments, hire workers, and produce goods in the United States. “The strength of […]
The Trenton Municipal Utilities Water Treatment Plant will begin using free chlorine, or a free chlorine conversion, in its water system on April 16th in an effort to improve water quality. This entails feeding free chlorine as the disinfectant leaving the water treatment plant instead of chloramines. It will occur for three to six weeks. […]